[CAID 34693, 34694]: CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Oct 06 2006 10:28AM
Williams, James K (James Williams ca com)

Title: CAID 34693, 34694: CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup Multiple

Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

CA Vulnerability ID (CAID): 34693, 34694

CA Advisory Date: 2006-10-05

Discovered By: TippingPoint, www.zerodayinitiative.com

Impact: Remote attacker can execute arbitrary code.

Summary: CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup contains multiple buffer

overflow conditions that allow remote attackers to execute

arbitrary code with local SYSTEM privileges on Windows. These

issues affect the BrightStor Backup Agent Service, the Job Engine

Service, and the Discovery Service in multiple BrightStor ARCserve

Backup application agents and the Base product.

Mitigating Factors: None

Severity: CA has given these vulnerabilities a High risk rating.

Affected Products:

BrightStor Products:

- BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5 SP1 and below (SP2 does not

have this vulnerability)

- BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1

- BrightStor ARCserve Backup for Windows r11

- BrightStor Enterprise Backup 10.5

- BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9.01

CA Protection Suites r2:

- CA Server Protection Suite r2

- CA Business Protection Suite r2

- CA Business Protection Suite for Microsoft Small Business Server

Standard Edition r2

- CA Business Protection Suite for Microsoft Small Business Server

Premium Edition r2

Affected platforms:

Microsoft Windows

Status and Recommendation:

Customers with vulnerable versions of the BrightStor ARCserve

Backup products should upgrade to the latest versions which are

available for download from http://supportconnect.ca.com.

Solution Document Reference APARs:

QO82860, QO82863, QO82917, QO82856, QO82858

Determining if you are affected:

For a list of updated files, and instructions on how to verify

that the security update was fully applied, please review the

Informational Solution referenced in the appropriate Solution


References (URLs may wrap):

CA SupportConnect:


CA SupportConnect Security Notice for this vulnerability:

Important Security Notice for BrightStor ARCserve Backup (Buffer



Solution Document Reference APARs:

QO82860, QO82863, QO82917, QO82856, QO82858

CA Security Advisor Research Blog posting:


CAID: 34693, 34694

CAID Advisory links:



Discoverer: TippingPoint





CVE Reference: CVE-2006-5142, CVE-2006-5143



OSVDB Reference: OSVDB ID: pending


Changelog for this advisory:

v1.0 - Initial Release

Customers who require additional information should contact CA

Technical Support at http://supportconnect.ca.com.

For technical questions or comments related to this advisory,

please send email to vuln (at) ca (dot) com [email concealed], or contact me directly.

If you discover a vulnerability in CA products, please report

your findings to vuln (at) ca (dot) com [email concealed], or utilize our "Submit a

Vulnerability" form.

URL: http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/vulninfo/submit.aspx


Ken Williams ; 0xE2941985

Director, CA Vulnerability Research

CA, One CA Plaza. Islandia, NY 11749

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